Schweitzer Plays Bach & Mendelssohn. Albert Schweitzer (1875-1965), organ. This great humanitarian of the 20th century was also a gifted Bach scholar and organist. From the 30's through the 50's, he recorded for Columbia and Phillips. This record (one of several in a series) dates from 1955 and was recorded at the Parish Church in Gunsbach, Alsace, France. Transfer from the original mono Columbia LP ML 4602 by Bob Varney.